Virginia June 16, 2017
Visit These 7 Charming Tea Rooms In Virginia For A Piece Of The Past
Afternoon tea is one of the most charming and comforting rituals out there. You probably won’t be surprised to learn that a state as traditional as Virginia would have quite a few places where you can go out to enjoy a spot of tea (and a few treats, as well!). Here are some proper tea rooms in Virginia that will make you feel like you’re in the company of the Queen herself.
1. Ploughcroft Tea Room (Lynchburg)
A visit to the Ploughcroft Tea Room promises incredible tea along with homemade lunches, soups, biscuits and scones. This little slice of British heaven is located in the heart of Lynchburg. Whether you visit for lunch or afternoon tea, you're in for a treat. Address: 1215 Commerce St., Lynchburg, VA 24504.
2. Coach and Horses (Winchester)
Stop by the Coach and Horses Tea Room in Winchester if you happen to enjoy the bite sized treats just as much as the tea. As you can tell by the photograph above, this spot doesn't skimp out on cookies, cakes, pastries, finger sandwiches, and more. Fresh flowers and charming decor make this a lovely place to spend a couple hours and enjoy good conversation and excellent tea. Address: 949 Cedar Creek Grade
Winchester, VA 22601.
3. The Pink Bicycle (Occoquan)
The Pink Bicycle is every bit as charming as it is authentic. With pink walls and gorgeous details, you may even be inspired to wear a proper tea hat. In addition to delicious finger sandwiches and goodies, this tea room serves exotic teas from all over the world. Address: 303 Commerce St., Occoquan, VA 22125.
4. The Tea Room (Berryville)
Teas, cookies, champagne...what's not to love? High tea is served at the Tea Room in Berryville and it's an event you won't want to miss. Get a group of your closest friends together and prepare to be immersed in an authentic tea room experience. Address: 16 W Main St
Berryville, VA 22611.
5. Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar (Charlottesville)
Located in the downtown mall of Charlottesville, Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar is an international tea haven. Inside, you'll find comfortable seating, low lighting, and plenty of vegetarian-based food. You'll relax into this unique setting as you choose from over 50 teas. Address: 414 E Main St., Charlottesville, VA 22902.
6. Crest Hill Antiques & Tearoom (The Plains)
Located just an hour from Washington D.C., Crest Hill Antiques & Tea Room presents a collection of unique 19th and 20th century antiques along with a wonderful assortment of teas. Along with your drinks, you'll enjoy a delicious presentation of fresh fruit, scones, sandwiches, and more. Address: 4303 Fauquier Ave., The Plains, VA 20198.
7. Anne Hathaway Tea Cottage (Staunton)
Ever dreamed of escaping to the English countryside? When you make a visit to the Anne Hathaway Tea Cottage, you'll feel as though you've done just that. Named in honor of Shakespeare's wife, this cottage offers light lunches, an assortment of cheese and, of course, impeccable tea. Address: 950 W Beverley St
Staunton, VA 24401.
Since many of these tea rooms are on the smaller side, it’s always best to call ahead and ask for a reservation. Have you visited any of these places before? If so, we’d love to hear about your experience!